PRIVEQ Capital Funds, based in Toronto, Canada, manages several private equity portfolios with assets of $85 million. PRIVEQ was formed to respond to the absence of value-added equity in the $3 million to $7 million range. Investing on an equity or quasi-equity basis, the firm provides "tailor-made equity solutions" to profitable growing companies that require expansion, buy-out or buy-in capital. It also invests in profitable companies that are experiencing financial challenges. Since its inception, PRIVEQ has become a market leader for private equity in this space.